Former student shot, 19, wounded after bringing gun to Dixon High

Lester Mason
May 16, 2018

A subject brought a gun to Dixon High School and was shot by a school resource officer this morning, according to a media release sent by City Manager Danny Langloss.

"A Dixon Police Officer confronted an armed male subject at the Dixon High School at approximately 8:00 am on May 16, 2018".

A gunman has been shot by a police officer after opening fire at a high school.

He was injured, but his wounds are not believed to be life-threatening, according to KCRG. He was taken into custody.

Dixon Police believe the suspect acted alone.


"No students or staff were injured in the incident".

All Dixon Public Schools have been put on lockdown.

Parents can pick their children up at the baseball fields at Page Park; bring an ID. Peoria Avenue which borders the east side of the high school, was closed for the investigation. The Media staging area will be on the Peoria Avenue bridge.

ORIGINAL: After receiving multiple reports of a shooting at a high school in Dixon, Illinois, police tell TV-6 there is no public threat.

The students are being bused from The Armory to Al Morrison Baseball Field.

Other reports by Iphone Fresh

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